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S.Korean woman found dead in suspected robbery, murder in Ho Chi Minh City

Saturday, December 21, 2019, 14:54 GMT+7
S.Korean woman found dead in suspected robbery, murder in Ho Chi Minh City
A car was found burned near Thu Thiem Bridge in District 2 and suspected of being in conjunction with a robbery-murder in District 7, Ho Chi Minh City, December 21, 2019. Photo: Minh Hoa / Tuoi Tre

Police in Ho Chi Minh City are investigating the death of a South Korean woman in District 7, following what appeared to be a robbery-murder, with a car found burned at a different location.

The police said that their division in Tan Phong Ward, District 7, received a report about a murder at 2:30 am on Saturday.

Accordingly, the victim was identified as a South Korean woman, along with two injured men.

At the same time, a car destroyed by fire was found near Thu Thiem Bridge in District 2 and suspected of being in conjunction with the murder, according to a source close to Tuoi Tre (Youth) newspaper.

The municipal police are cooperating with competent agencies to examine the crime scenes.

Police officers work at the scene near Thu Thiem Bridge in District 2, where a car was found burned in conjunction with a robbery-murder in District 7, Ho Chi Minh City, December 21, 2019. Photo: Minh Hoa / Tuoi Tre
Police officers work at the scene near Thu Thiem Bridge in District 2, where a car was found burned in suspected conjunction with a robbery-murder in District 7, Ho Chi Minh City, December 21, 2019. Photo: Minh Hoa / Tuoi Tre
Police officers work at the scene near Thu Thiem Bridge in District 2, where a car was found burned in conjunction with a robbery-murder in District 7, Ho Chi Minh City, December 21, 2019. Photo: Minh Hoa / Tuoi Tre
Police officers work at the scene near Thu Thiem Bridge in District 2, where a car was found burned in suspected conjunction with a robbery-murder in District 7, Ho Chi Minh City, December 21, 2019. Photo: Minh Hoa / Tuoi Tre

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